The latest episode of Israel’s Rising Star took place on Thursday night and saw the battle rounds of the competition get under way. Eight acts took on each other in four battles with the judges deciding who would progress to the semi final round.
The four artists advancing from the episode are Riki Ben Ari, Jonathan Mergui, Netta Barzilai and Ravit Batashvili. They won their battles over Rinat Bar, Axum, Tal Mizrahi and Ofir Harush.
Results of the Battles
Riki Ben Ari (82%) v. Rinat Bar (77%)
Jonathan Mergui (88%) v. Axum (74%)
Netta Barzilai (79%) v. Tal Mizrahi (49%)
Ravit Batashvili (82%) v. Ofir Harush (68%)
The remaining twelve artists will compete in Sunday night’s episode on 7 January and we will then have the final ten artists for next week’s semi final episode.